Christina A. McKinnon

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Miramar, FL

Law Office of Christina A. McKinnon, P.A.
 | 3600 Red Road, Suite 402
Miramar, FL 33025
Phone: 305-416-0045
Selected to Rising Stars: 2015
Licensed Since: 2003
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (50%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Christina A. McKinnon founded her Miramar law firm, the Law Office of Christina A. McKinnon, P.A., in 2004. In the 10-plus years since her firm's doors opened, she has earned a reputation for being a dedicated client advocate. Residents from all across South Florida, including those living in Miami, Pembroke Pines, North Miami, Hollywood, Weston, Davie, Fort Lauderdale and surrounding Miami-Dade and Broward counties, regularly turn to her for legal guidance for the following:

• Personal injury
• Premises liability
• Car accidents
• Negligent security
• Family law
• Prenuptial agreements
• Divorce
• Time-sharing issues
• Child support
• Paternity

Ms. McKinnon began practicing law in 2003 after earning her Juris Doctor from Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center and her admission to The Florida Bar. Her legal career began in labor and employee relations in the health care industry, but Ms. McKinnon soon realized that her true calling lay in assisting individuals as they face some of life's greatest challenges.

Since entering private practice, attorney McKinnon has focused her career entirely on personal injury and family law. Her abilities have earned her recognition from both the legal and business communities. She holds an AV Preeminent Rating on Martindale-Hubbell, a "Superb" Avvo rating, Success South Florida magazine honored her multiple times and The National Black Lawyers listed her among its Top 100 in 2015.

In addition to her work in the courtroom, Ms. McKinnon regularly volunteers with a number of organizations in South Florida. Her pro bono work has resulted in a number of honors and awards, including a volunteer award from the Community Partnership for the Homeless, inclusion among the Junior League of Miami's Women Who Make a Difference and a pro bono award from Dade Legal Aid for her work with the Put Something Back program. Ms. McKinnon is the 2017 Director of the West Broward Chapter of The National Association of Divorce Professionals and was appointed to the 17th Judicial Circuit's Judicial Nominating Commission for a term ending July 2020.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (50%): Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights

Personal Injury - General (50%): Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Focus Areas

Family Law: Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights

Personal Injury - General: Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 1 years

Rising Stars: 2015

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About Christina McKinnon

Admitted: 2003, Florida

Professional Webpage: http://www.mckinnon-legal.com/attorney/

Honors and Awards:

  • AV-Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell, 2017
  • Top Up and Comer, South Florida Legal Guide, 2017
  • National Black Lawyers Top 100, 2015
  • Super Lawyers, Rising Star under 40, 2015
  • Dade Legal Aid Put Something Back Pro Bono Award, Family Law, 2013
  • 25-Most Influential & Prominent Women in Business & Leadership, 2013
  • Outstanding Career Mentor, Urgent, Inc., 2009
  • ICABA Most Accomplished in Law, 2009
  • Top Leader Under 40, Success South Florida Magazine, 2008
  • Success South Florida Magazine's Honoree, 2006
  • In Focus Magazine's Business Advocate of the Year, 2006
  • Woman Who Makes a Difference, Junior League of Miami, 2006
  • Children's Psychiatric Center's Volunteer of the Year, 2005
  • Community Partnership for the Homeless Volunteer Award, 2005
  • 2007 & 2009 Honoree in Who's Who in Black South Florida

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • General Counsel, Broward Black Republican Club, 2017
  • Director, National Association of Divorce Professionals (West Broward Chapter), 2017
  • Commissioner, 17th Judicial Circuit, Judicial Nominating Commission, 2017
  • 2006-2009 11th Judicial Circuit Representative--FL Bar YLD Board of Governors
  • 2005-2009 Board Member--Dade County Bar Association Young Lawyers Section
  • 2007-2008 President, The Wilkie Ferguson Bar Association
  • 2009-2013 Chair, Family Court Committee, The Dade County Bar Association
  • 2010-2013 Board of Directors, The Dade County Bar Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Consistently dedicates at least 5% of my caseload to pro bono clients.

Newsletters:

  • Prenuptial agreements follow the same principle. Critics have decried them as evidence that future spouses don’t trust each other and accused them of being tools that enable a monied partner to protect his or her assets from future division. While it’s true that some relationships are based on mistrust and there are greedy individuals who want to share their lives but not their money, prenups are not an indicator of expected marriage failure. On the contrary, they can make a loving and committed relationship even stronger., 4 Key Reasons Why You and Your Future Spouse Should Consider a Prenuptial Agreement, Legal

Educational Background:

  • Florida State University; B.A., Political Science; 1993 – 1997

Industry Groups

  • Legal
  • Office Location for Christina A. McKinnon

    3600 Red Road
    Suite 402
    Miramar, FL 33025

    Phone: 305-416-0045

     

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